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David Zaslowsky

David Zaslowsky

Baker & McKenzie LLP

New York, NY, USA

Mr. Zaslowsky is the Chairman of the litigation department of the New York office.  He practices in the area of general commercial litigation and arbitration, with a specialty in international arbitration. Among the international litigation and arbitration issues he has worked on are the following: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, Alien Tort Claims Act, forum non conveniens, obtaining discovery in aid of foreign proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 and foreign attachments. Mr. Zaslowsky has participated in arbitrations, both inside and outside the United States, before the American Arbitration Association, International Chamber of Commerce, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and FINRA, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. Mr. Zaslowsky has been included for a number of years in the Chambers USA Guide and Chambers International for his expertise in International Arbitration. He has also served as an arbitrator and is on the roster of arbitrators for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the American Arbitration Association.

Recent Publications, presentations and articles

Mr. Zaslowsky speaks frequently on issues regarding international litigation and arbitration.  As examples, he spoke at the the Association of Corporate Counsel Ethics Marathon on "Attorney Client Privilege Around the World" and at the New York State Bar Association International Law Boot Camp on "The Conduct of an International Arbitration."  He is co-author of the "International Litigation" column in the New York Law Journal and is co-editor of Baker & McKenzie's "International Litigation and Arbitration Newsletter."

Professional affiliations

Mr. Zaslowsky is a member of New York City Bar Association, where he serves on the the In-house/Outside Litigation Counsel Group and the Arbitration Committee. In addition, David is a founding member of the International Arbitration Club of New York. He is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section and International Section, as well as a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, and the Arbitration Committee of the CPR. David is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York International Arbitration Center.

Education and admission

Mr. Zaslowsky received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1984. He received his B.S. in computer science, summa cum laude, from Brooklyn College in 1981. He is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey, as well as in numerous federal district courts and appellate courts.

Global areas of practice



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